Bring on the Philodendrons!!

I’ve just updated our Philodendron selection (under Subtropicals/Ornamentals) We now have a range of 4 to sell and they’re all very attractive with serious foliage wowee points. With the massive indoor large leaved foliage trend continuing unabated this genus is a winner for the indoor living art prize. At $22.50 for a 2.5l potted specimen…

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Supply and Demand

The laws of economics are close on 2000 years old, almost as old as the Welcome Bay hills behind the nursery. As the rain comes down on this thundery and wet day, I’m just writing a brief post about how we are having unprecedented demand for certain species here at the nursery. Many customers and…

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Illness and Running a Business

So here we are at Friday, end of the working week for some lucky people. Not so for me, and to top it off I’m recovering from bronchitis and this seasons turbo-boosted version of strep throat. It has been a fairly horrendous couple of weeks, what with the mega frostings- the damage has slowly revealed…

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Frost and it’s Aftermath

On July 30 and 31 we had two very significant frosts. Significant, in that they were the hardest frosts I have on record since the winter of 2009, 8 years ago. At -4.5c on Sunday night, and on the Monday night, -3.5c respectively, they wreaked havoc at our nursery and many other gardens around the…

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Freshening up the photos

I’ve just spent the morning freshening up the photos of cycad stock available for purchase. All new photos show our current grades available. There are some knock down sale prices happening with Cycad revoluta- Sago- check them out. As soon as the Cycad taitungensis- Emperor or Prince Sago has a new flush of growth, I’ll…

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New website

Welcome to our brand new website- we’ve gone bigger, better, bolder, faster…all at once! Enjoy easy navigation, up to date information and super stunning photos. What do you think? Pretty chow-ma!!

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A word about the Kentia Palm……..

Kentia Palm

Kentia can tolerate neglect. Do not fuss over your kentia, either in pots or planted in the ground. Follow basic planting advice and take care not to overwater. Both over and under watering your palm tree will show up on the leaves in the same way. They will look burnt. Let the rootball always dry…

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